TURKEY: Blood on the Ararats

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Neither ark nor dove of peace landed on the Ararats (Big Mount Ararat & Little Mount Ararat) last week but bombs, thousands of them, raising thunder and mushroom clouds of dust. Round the Ararats' feet was the smoke of 200 burnt and blackened villages.

Month ago news reached Angora (Turkish capital) that the Kurds, a warlike backward race inhabiting a region which overlaps both Turkey and Persia, had risen in rebellion against the reforms of Turkish Dictator Mustapha Kemal Pasha. They had declared a Holy War. Dictator Kemal knew what to...

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